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Salvia macrophylla
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Common Name: Salvia 'Peru Blue' and 'Tingo Blue'
Latin Name: Salvia macrophylla
Family: Lamiaceae
Zone: 8-10

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1 gallon pot

$10

 

Info: Velvety smooth large leaves and clusters of pure medium blue flowers atop 4 to 5 foot tall stems make this a favorite with gardeners. Frost tender but sets plenty of viable seeds and will root easily from cuttings.


Salvia VanHouttii 'Dancing Flames'
Common Name: Dancing Flames Salvia
Latin Name: Salvia VanHouttii 'Dancing Flames'
Family: Lamiaceae
Zone: 9

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4 inch pots

$3

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Info: Blooms late summer/fall, grows to 3 ft tall, full sun. Delightfully gaudy foliage accented with brilliant scarlet red flowers. Good as a bedding plant, for walkway borders, and as a component of mixed containers.

Samyda dodecandra
Common Name: Guayabilla
Latin Name: Samyda dodecandra
Family: Salicaceae
Zone: 10

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5 gallon pot

$35

 

Info: Rare multi-trunked tropical tree to 18 feet from Central America, small pink flowers line the stems at leaf joints.

Sansevieria masoniana 'Congo'
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Common Name: Mason's 'Congo' Sansevieria
Latin Name: Sansevieria masoniana 'Congo'
Family: Dracaenaceae
Zone: 10

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Rare

1 gallon pot

$15

Native to central Africa, this unusual Sansevieria grows to 5 feet tall with huge leaves 8 to 10 inches wide, and is easily the largest of the cultivated Sansevierias. Hardy to around 30 degrees, can grow in sun or shade. Leaves have a beautiful mottled color. We only have a few of these in stock.

Sarracenia leucophylla
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Sarracenia assorted
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Sarracenia assorted plants
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Common Name: Pitcher Plants Assorted
Latin Name: Sarracenia leucophylla
Family: Sarraceniaceae
Origin: U.S. Gulf Coast
Hardiness: USDA Zone 7-10

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4 1/2 inch pots

$10

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Info: Sarracenia leucophylla, also known as the White pitcher plant, is a carnivorous plant in the genus Sarracenia. Pitcher plants inhabit moist and low-nutrient longleaf pine savannas along the Gulf Coast, growing on the sandy bank edges of shallow water ponds, bogs and creeks.

Pitcher Plants have erect and tubular pitchers that are passivly attractive to many insects. The hoods protect the pitchers from filling with water during rain.

Sarrancenia are easy to keep providing their needs are met. Here is a good link to the Sarraceniacea species and care. http://www.sarracenia.com/faq.html

 


Scadoxus-multiflorus-katherinae
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Common Name: Blood Lily, Catherine wheel
Latin Name: Scadoxus multiflorus 'katherinae'
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Zone: 9-10

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1 gallon
Blooming Size $12

Quart size
$7

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Eight to ten inch wide clusters of scarlet red flowers interlock into a most striking globe shape on a one to two foot tall stalk. Blooms attract hummingbirds and are a great conversation piece in the garden. Easy to grow, multiplies each year. A relative of the more common Amaryllis. Native to South Africa. Goes dormant in winter.

Schefflera 'Nova'
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schefflera 'Nova'
Common Name: Schefflera 'Nova'
Latin Name:
Schefflera actinophylla
Family: Araliaceae
Hardiness:

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1 gallon pot

$29.95

Info: Very rare variety. This unusual tropical has huge maple like leaves that hang down. Also has bronze new growth. Unusual growth habit. Taken off the market withc makes this variety rarely seen.

Schefflera emarginata
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Common Name: None
Latin Name: Schefflera emarginata
Family: Araliaceae
Zone: 10

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1 gallon pot

$15

 

Info: From Sri Lanka rainforests, this rare and unusual epiphytic Schefflera is a must for your tropical collection. leaflets are elongated heart shaped in sets of 1, 2, or 3 per leaf. Stems are 1 to 3 feet long with light green to gray green leaves on smooth somewhat succulent branches.

 


Stachys affinis
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Common Name: Chorogi, chinese artichoke
Latin Name: Stachys affinis
Family: Lamiaceae

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1 quart pot

$5

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These tubers have a very tender flesh. Ripens about October. Delicate flavor used in salads fresh, has a nutty sweet flavor. Also can be pickled, very nutritious. Has a beautiful purple bloom.

Stephanotis floribunda
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Stephanotis floribunda variegated
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Common Name: Variegated Bridal Wreath, Madagascar Jasmine
Latin Name: Stephanotis floribunda
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Zone: 10

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1 gallon size

$20

 

 

 

Vineing plant with intensely fragrant long lasting waxy white flowers and brightly colored variegated cream and green leaves. The flower scent is strongly reminiscent of true jasmine.

This vine grows best in bright indirect light with relatively high humidity. It should not be exposed to temperatures lower than 40.


Stevia rebaudiana - Sweetleaf
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Common Name: Sweetleaf
Latin Name: Stevia rebaudiana
Family: Asteraceae
Zone: 9

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1 gallon pot

$5

 

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Info: Sweet Herb from Central America with edible leaves 30–45 times the sweetness of sucrose (ordinary table sugar). Tight clusters of white flowers. Grow in full sun.

Hawaiian Sunset Vine
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Common Name: Hawaiian Sunset Vine, Hawaiian Bells
Latin Name: Stictocardia beraviensis
Family: Convolvulaceae
Zone: 9-11

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2 gallon pot

$15

 

Info: Lovely tropical vine from Africa, related to morning glories, with sunset red, orange and yellow colors with red stripes and a cerise and white central floral parts. Grows to about 8 feet and hardy to freezing. Grow in full sun. Rare in collections. One of our favorite plants.

white bird of paradise
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Common Name: White Bird of Paradise
Latin Name: Strelitzia nicolai
Family: Strelitziaceae
Zone: 9b-11

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1 gallon pot

$12

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Info:

marmalade bush
Common Name: Marmalade bush
Latin Name:
Streptosolen jamesonii
Hardiness:

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1 gallon pot

 

Discontinued

Info: Beautiful shrub that blooms midspring to fall with arching branches that have loose clusters of trumpetlike flowers that start off
yellow and turn red giving an appearence of orange marmalade.

Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tri-Color'
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Common Name: Stromanthe
Latin Name: Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tri-Color'
Family: Marantaceae
Zone: 9-10

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1 gallon pot

$12

 

Good plant for shady areas, keep soil moist, mulch in winter. Grows 2 to 3 feet tall and is easy to maintain. Intense colorful variegation makes this a showpiece plant for shady gardens.

Jade vine

Common Name: Jade vine
Latin Name: Strongylodon macrobotrys
Family: Leguminosae
Origin: Philippines
Hardiness:

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2 gallon pot

$25

Info: Unusual blue-green flowers

Strophanthus gratus Flower
Common Name: Climbing Oleander, Rose Allamanda
Latin Name: Strophanthus gratus
Family: Apocynaceae
Zone: 10 up

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1 gallon pot

$12

 

Info : Evergreen clambering vine to sturdy rambling shrub, native to Western Tropical Africa. Prefers sun to partial shade and moist soil. Flowers pink with burgundy throats. Protect from freezing.

Tabernaemontana divaricata
Common Name: Variegated Flore Pleno, Carnation of India, Crepe Jasmine
Latin Name: Tabernaemontana divaricata
Family: Apocynaceae
Zone: 9 up

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2 gallon pot

$12

 

Info: Flora Plena is a bushy shrub from tropical India with dark green glossy leaves with wavy edges and variegated leaves. Likes full sun, moist soil, and regular fertilizing. Blooms with clusters of 4 to 6 waxy fragrant white flowers produced in abundance during the summer blooming season. Flowers are most fragrant on still evenings. Can grow six to 10 feet tall and 4 to 8 feet wide. Can withstand some frost and light freezing.

Tanacetum albipannosum - Silver Leaf Tansy
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Common Name: Silver Leaf Tansy
Latin Name: Tanacetum albipannosum
Family: Asteraceae
Zone: 4 - 9

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1 gallon pot

$7.95

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Info: Silvery foliage makes a mat with big white daisies with yellow centers in June. Native to Turkey. Very tolerant of different soils and conditions. Foliage is pale grayish green, to about 10 to 12" high.

Tecomaria capensis
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Common Name: Cape Honeysuckle
Latin Name: Tecomaria capensis
Family: Bignoniaceae
Zone: 9-10

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1 gallon

$5

Cape Honeysuckle will brighten your garden. Hardy to the upper 20s will usually come back even if frozen to the ground. It is a small shrub to 6 ft, blooms all summer, takes well to pruning, and is salt and drought tolerant. Hummingbird attractor.

Telosma cordata
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Common Name: Pakalana Vine, Tonkin Creeper
Latin Name: Telosma cordata
Family: Apocynaceae
Zone: 10

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6 inch pot

$15

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Info: Grown in Hawaii where it is frequently used in flower leis, Pakalana Vine is one of the most wonderfully fragrant fines known. Native to India, China, Indo-China. The plant is an evergreen twining vine growing 10 to 20 feet, with heart shape leaves with long petioles. Cream yellow to orange flowers bloom spring summer and fall. The flowers buds are edible. Must be protected from cold weather during winter months.


Thunbergia erecta flowers
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Thunbergia erecta
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Common Name: Kings Mantle
Latin Name: Thunbergia erecta and Thunbergia erecta 'alba'
Family: Acanthaceae
Zone: 10

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1 gallon pot
Blue or White

$10

 

Thunbergia erecta is a vigorous, woody shrub from Tropical Africa that grows to about 6-feet-tall and wide. This shrub has small, ovate leaves with entire margins borne opposite on thin, brown stems. The purple flowers have a yellow throat and grow to 1 1/4 inches long and may appear singly or in small clusters. These lovely, slightly fragrant blooms occur all year long, especially in the summer.

 

* We also offer the white flowering form with white flowers and a yellow orange throat. Thunbergia erecta 'alba'


Thunbergia gregorii
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Common Name: Orange Clock Vine
Latin Name: Thunbergia gregorii
Family: Acanthaceae
Zone: 9-11

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1 gallon pot

$15

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Info: Great fence vine or groundcover. Hardy evergreen blooming throughout the warm months. Large flowers are bright orange. Drought resistant, grow in full sun.

Tillandsia 'Creation'
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Common Name: Tillandsia 'Creation'
Latin Name: Tillandsia cyanea x Tillandsia platyrachis
Family: Bromeliaceae
Hardiness:

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8 inch pot

$65

Info: Prolific bromeliad with tall upright multi-branched spikes that are bright pink bearing numerous blue flowers. It will grow in shade or full sun and can withstand some dry conditions. Gorgeous variety!

Tillandsia xerographica
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Common Name: Tillandsia xerographica
Latin Name: Tillandsia xerographica
Family: Bromeliaceae
Hardiness:

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12 inch diameter

$125

Info: Extra Extra Large. slow-growing xerophytic epiphyte

Variegated Confederate Star Jasmine
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Common Name: Variegated Confederate Star Jasmine
Latin Name: Trachelospermum jasminoides
Family: Apocynaceae
Zone: 7b - 10

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1 gallon pot

$10

 

Info: Easy to grow twining woody vine with variegated glossy cream color splashed leaves and intensely fragrant, pinwheel shaped, pure white, one-inch blossoms, abundantly produced in April and May, extending well beyond the leaves. Will cover fences or trellises and the variegated cultivar looks great as a hanging basket plant. Perhaps the favorite vine in the South.

Ullucus tuberosus Ulluco, papa lisa
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Common Name: Ulluco, papa lisa
Latin Name: Ullucus tuberosus
Family: Basellaceae

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1 quart pot

$5

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Info: Another root crop from the Andean region of South America. Root vegetable - tubers are crisp like carrots. Also contains calcium and are high in carotene like carrots. Retains orange color when cooked. Can be boiled or steamed or pickled. Leaves are cooked like spinach and alve the same nutritional properties.

Uncarina roeoesliana
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Common Name: -
Latin Name: Uncarina roeoesliana
Family: Pedaliaceae
Zone: 10-12

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8 inch pot

$25

 

Info: A deciduous caudiciform shrub from Madagascar growing to 7 feet tall. Bright yellow flowers in summer. Grow in full sun with plenty of moisture in well drained soil.

Uncarina peltata
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Common Name: -
Latin Name: Uncarina peltata
Family: Pedaliaceae
Zone: 10-12

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8 inch pot

$25

 

Info: A caudex shrub from Madagascar grows to 10 feet tall. Leaves are large soft and velvety. Flower is a golden trumpet with a deep purple throat.

Vetiveria zizanoides - Vetiveria Grass
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Common Name: Vetiveria Grass
Latin Name: Vetiveria zizanoides
Family: Poaceae
Zone: 9-11

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2 gallon pot

$12

 

Rare

Info: Perennial grass to 8 feet tall, usually less. It is an excellent erosion control plant with deeply rooted stems in clumps. Vetiver is mainly cultivated for the fragrant essential oil distilled from its aromatic roots. It is contained in 90% of all western perfumes. Vetiver is closely related to other fragrant grasses such as Lemon Grass (Cymbopogon citratus), citronella (Cymbopogon nardus, C. winterianus), and Palmarosa (Cymbopogon martinii). Vetiver oil has medicinal properties. Though it originates in India, vetiver is widely cultivated in the tropical regions of the world.

Vigethia mexicana in flower
Common Name: Mexican Daisy
Latin Name: Vigethia mexicana
Family: Asteraceae
Zone: 8-10

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2 gallon pot

$12

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Info: Grows 2 to 3 feet tall and blooms with pale yellow rays around a chartreuse center throughout the growing season. Prefers some shade. Flowers about 2 1/2 inches wide, prolific bloomer, easy to grow perennial.

RARE in collections!


Vitex negundo 'Heterophylla'
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Common Name: Cut-Leaf Chastetree
Latin Name: Vitex negundo 'Heterophylla'
Family: Verbenaceae
Zone: 6-9

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1 gallon pot

$15

 

Outstanding hard to find variety of "Chaste Tree". Very hardy, finely dissected lacy foliage topped with spikes of lavender purple blooms. Leaves look like 4 inch wide green snow flakes. This Vitex species is easy to grow and enjoys plenty of sunlight and good drainage. Grows to around 10 feet tall. Attracts butterflies and bees. This is one of my personal favorites! Our plant in the ground at the nursery always attracts many comments.


Wasabia japonica
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Common Name: Wasabi, Japanese Horseradish
Latin Name: Wasabia japonica "Daruma"
Family: Brassicaceae

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6" pot

$25

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Info: Rare to find. The wasabi root is used as a condiment whose vapours stimulate the nasal passages more than the tongue. The plant grows naturally along stream beds in mountain river valleys in Japan.

Wrightia religiosa Common Name: Water Jasmine
Latin Name: Wrightia religiosa
Family: Apocynaceae
Zone: 10 - 11

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1 gallon pot

$12

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Info: Wrightia religiosa is a delightful plant often used as a bonsai subject. Commonly known as Water Jasmine, it is a small tropical shrub from Southeast Asia that prefers full sun and moist soil, not sopping wet though. Its flowers are double, white, pendulous and pleasantly fragrant. It is basically free of insect problems but cold sensitive and should be protected from temperatures below 55f.


Yucca linearifolia
Common Name: Yucca linearifolia
Latin Name: Yucca linearifolia
Family: Agavaceae
Zone: 8-10

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1 gallon pot

$15

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Info: Discovered by John Fairey and Carl Schoenfeld in the 1980s south of Monterrey, MX. Resembles Yucca rostrata but the leaves are more succulent, narrower, and a distinctive pale green.

Zamia-furfuracea-Cardboard-Palm
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Common Name: Cardboard Palm
Latin Name: Zamia furfuracea
Family: Zamiaceae
Zone: 10

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7 gallon pot

$25

 

Info: A fat trunk cycad from Mexico and Belize, slow growing to about 4 feet tall and 5 feet wide. Leaves are thick leathery gray green in color. Great tropical accent for patio garden, protect from freezing. For best looking sturdy plants, give near full sun as new leaves emerge. After new leaves have hardened off, the plant can be moved to a shady location if desired.

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